Green Snow Pro: Sustainable Winter Operations

A CT Road Scholar Program Elective Workshop

Course Description:

Sustainability in Winter Operations is more important than ever. With environmental impacts increasing and budgets continuing to decline, winter maintenance professionals must employ best practices to minimize salt use and maximize their operations for both fiscal and environmental stewardship. This class focuses on those best practices for salt application and maintaining facilities and equipment. Instructors use demonstrations and case studies to illustrate the positive impact these strategies can have on your community and operations.

Course Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this class, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the environmental impacts of chlorides on our environment and infrastructure.
  • Describe best practices for maintenance of facilities and equipment before, during and after the storm.
  • Discuss the importance of calibration and pre-treatment in winter operations.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for those responsible for overseeing and completing winter operations of roadways. Supervisors and Operators are encouraged to attend.




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